Microsoft says it can quickly droop Windows 10 driver updates

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Windows 10 driver updates suspend
Windows 10 driver updates suspend

Microsoft releases cumulative and driver updates for all supported variations of Windows 10 each month. Windows 10 driver updates are supposed to make sure that your pc {hardware} is suitable with upcoming characteristic updates and trade adjustments, with out you having to do something.

While driver updates pushed out by way of Windows Update might be problematic in some instances, the most recent drivers are nonetheless mandatory for varied {hardware} components. For instance, Intel is pushing a driver replace that prepares gadgets for Windows 10 October 2020 Update.

Windows Update setting is likely one of the finest methods to shortly view the entire updates obtainable for the {hardware} parts and vital updates are mechanically downloaded with out person permission.

Starting December 2020, Microsoft says it can pause the rollout of Windows 10 driver updates if the motive force isn’t submitted by the OEM or vendor earlier than December 3, 2020.

Any driver that’s pending assessment is not going to be authorized and launched to shoppers by way of Windows Update earlier than the start of the brand new yr. As anticipated, the reason being minimal operations through the holidays (December 2020 – January 2021) and Microsoft doesn’t wish to launch untested drivers to shoppers.

Of course, should you nonetheless wish to obtain and set up drivers, you may head to Intel or Nvidia’s obtain web page and set up the obtainable updates manually. You can even obtain the offline installers and use “Device Manager” to replace drivers with out assist from Windows Update.

Microsoft noted that drivers submitted earlier than December will get authorized for rollout in Windows Update. This signifies that you may nonetheless get one or two driver updates subsequent month, nevertheless it completely will depend on the effectivity of the OEM or software program vendor.

Both preview updates and driver updates are solely being paused for the month of December. The rollout of those updates will resume in January when Microsoft’s engineers are again to work.

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